BJC Careers

STAFF RN, Operating Rm, Expert pay - Full time, SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE

Belleville, IL
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1176653
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.


Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.


 


Facts at a Glance:                                                                    


•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)


•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations


•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health


•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region


•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958


•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)


•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers


•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital


•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

Perioperative Services provides care and support services for the surgical, gastroenterology, treatment, Cardiac Cath Lab, and pain center patients.  Perioperative services provides care for the adult and pediatric patients throughout the continuum of their Perioperative stay.  Procedures may be performed on both inpatient and outpatient adult surgical and gastroenterology patients.


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Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation within guidelines for standards of nursing care to inpatients and outpatients in the perioperative environment established by AORN.


Responsibilities

  • Educates patients and their families about the communication process during the procedure, what to expect, and any support resources, as appropriate. Serves as liaison between physician and the patient and family.
  • Demonstrates competence and independent practice in roles of scrubbing and/or circulating for all HSO-defined surgical services.
  • Uses established safety techniques in preparing for and assisting with surgical procedures; provides and sets up necessary instruments, supplies and equipment for different types of surgeries or procedures according to established safety requirements and preferences of physician.
  • Keeps patients safe from adverse events associated with surgery/procedure, including but not limited to: infection, burns, pressure ulcers, wrong site surgery, etc. Has knowledge of wound stage classifications. Observes patient during procedure to detect possible complications and/or breaks in sterile technique; furnishes emergency equipment and supplies to prevent adverse outcomes. Preserves and labels operative specimens for analysis.
  • Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance.  Participates in professional development and life long learning. May participate in orientation and preceptorship of new staff, as needed.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert Nurse OR (CNOR)
  • Mastery Test Out
  • Periop 101

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer